LOCAL FORECAST Thursday, July 5, 2018

Power on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Power 106 News -

There is a Tropical Wave east of Jamaica. The Tropical Wave will drift westward across the Jamaica later today into tonight and be west of the island by tomorrow. A Trough is then expected to develop

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Letter of the Day | NESoL sets the record straight

Gleaner on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Voice of the people -

THE EDITOR, Sir:The National Energy Solutions Ltd (NESoL), an agency under the Ministry of Science, Energy & Technology, has noted the inflammatory remarks made by Garnett Roper regarding the agency in his…

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Skylark Negril Beach Resort to host James Beard Award- Winning Chef Nina Compton

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

The James Beard Foundation recently named St Lucian chef Nina Compton as its Best Chef: South. The star chef will be hosting an intimate pop-up dinner at the Skylark Beach Resort in Negril on Saturday, July 28 at 7:00 pm.

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Mumm Champagne Brunch officially kicks off Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

Twenty-eight enterprising locals within the fashion, retail and manufacturing industries, gathered at Jamaica Observer HQ to kick off Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out 2018 , taking place on Thursday, October 4. Seated around the mahogany table of the executive boardroom, guests nibbled on delectable breakfast pastries and croissants courtesy of Jing Shi, for Future Bakery; sipped fresh coconut water, orange juice…

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Wine suggestions for people who don’t like wines

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

“I don’t really like wine; they all taste terrible,” a woman said to me over the weekend. I suggested that maybe she had not yet found the right bottle. I went on to explain that many people had a similar first negative experience with dry wines or with wines that had been incorrectly stored and were spoilt as a result. With her words still uppermost in my mind, I decided to visit a nearby supermarket to select a few wines for those individuals who are new to wine and are…

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Jamaican Chef to host Food Network show

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Lifestyle -

Not many Jamaicans can boast about feeding the Obamas. Being invited by then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton to cater a private dinner at her residence. And cooking for Brandy, Dionne Warwick and Dru Hill. May Pen-born chef Wenford Patrick Simpson (who’s affectionately called Chef Patrick) can claim all these milestones, in addition to being the host of a new Food Network cooking show.

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Tears of joy

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

SHAMYRA Powell was moved to tears yesterday as she watched her five-year-old daughter Sue-Ann Harris collect her prizes at the school-leaving ceremony for Denham Town Infant School in west Kingston.

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Not your typical windscreen wiper

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

WHILE the view that young men who wipe windscreens at major intersections across Jamaica are jobless and desperate is widely held, that is not the case for one 20-year-old who “hustles” at Portia Simpson Miller Square (formerly Three Miles), St Andrew.

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$26 million to assist creative people

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

MINISTER of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has announced the establishment of the Jamaica Creative 100 programme with funding of $26 million.She informed that this is to help with the further development of creative people across Jamaica who have imprinted their unique brand in the global marketplace or have the potential to do so.

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Kingston Mayor to speak at leadership forum in Miami

Observer on July 5th, 2018 | File Under Observer News -

MAYOR of Kingston Senator Delroy Williams has been invited to speak at the 16th annual CG/LA Infrastructure Inc Latin American and Caribbean Leadership Forum in Miami, Florida.The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation said in a release yesterday that Williams will be the first mayor from the Caribbean to present at the leadership forum.

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